WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Adam Smith (D-Wash.), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, today released the following schedule of public events for the week of May 24 - 28.
Subcommittee on Strategic Forces Hearing: “FY22 Priorities for National Security Space Programs”
Monday, May 24, 2021
(11:00am ET – Virtual via WebEx – Open)
Purpose: The subcommittee will receive testimony in advance of the FY22 budget request in the context of Space Force, National Reconnaissance Office, and the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency National security space programs. The Government Accountability Office will also testify on their recent independent assessments completed across the space acquisition enterprise.
Mr. John Hill
PTDO, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space Policy  
U.S. Department of Defense
Gen David Thompson
Vice Chief of Space Operations
United States Space Force
Dr. Christopher Scolese
National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)
Major General Charles Cleveland
Associate Director of Operations
National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA)
Mr. Jon Ludwigson
Director, Contracting and National Security Acquisitions 
United States Government Accountability Office

Subcommittee on Military Personnel Hearing: “Keeping Our Service Members and Their Families Safe and Ready: The Military’s Prevention and Response to Domestic Violence”
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
(3:00pm ET – Virtual via WebEx – Open)
Panel 1
Colonel Steve Lewis
Family Advocacy Program Manager 
Department of the Army
Colonel Andrew A. Cruz
Chief, Air Force Family Advocacy Program
Department of the Air Force
Ms. Crystal Griffen
Deputy Director Family Support
Commander Navy Installations Command
Ms. Lisa Eaffaldano
Assistant Branch Head, Prevention and Clinical Services
United States Marine Corps
Ms. Patricia Barron
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy
Office of the Secretary of Defense
Panel 2

[POSTPONED] Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces Hearing: “Department of the Navy Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Request for Seapower and Projection Forces”
Thursday, May 27, 2021 

**NOTE: Due to a scheduling conflict this hearing has been POSTPONED**
The Honorable Jay Stefany
Acting Assistant Secretary of the Navy
Research, Development & Acquisition
Department of the Navy
Vice Admiral James Kilby
Deputy Chief of Naval Operations
Warfighting Requirements and Capabilities
Department of the Navy
Lieutenant General Eric M. Smith
Commanding General
Marine Corps Combat Development Command
Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps
Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces Hearing: “Army Tactical Wheeled Vehicle Program Update and Review of Electrification”
Thursday, May 27, 2021
(3:00pm ET – Virtual via WebEx – Open)

Purpose:  This public hearing will include an overview of Army’s Tactical Wheeled Vehicle (TWV) program priorities, near- and long-term modernization plans, and an assessment of the general health of the TWV industrial base.  This hearing will also provide an introduction to the Army’s current views on the potential and practicality of tactical vehicle electrification including its technical feasibility, affordability, and operations in a field environment.
Mr. Tim Goddette
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition Policy and Logistics
Mr. Michael K. Cadiuex
Director, Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC)


We strongly recommend that members of the media view hearings remotely. The Capitol currently has restricted access, and non-credentialed media will not be able to access House Office Buildings. Only credentialed members of the media will be allowed access to the press viewing area in committee hearing rooms and must RSVP to their respective press gallery no later than 3:00 p.m. the day prior to the hearing they wish to attend.